Northwest: Queen Lane Apartments Inching Along

Northwest: Queen Lane Apartments Inching Along

Plans to revamp the Queen Lane Apartments, vacant since 2011, are making progress after a series of setbacks slowed the project. According to the Philadelphia Housing Authority’s website, an archaeological survey of the site concluded last May after it was discovered the high-rise was partially built atop a burial place for unknown and indignant people dating back […]

 

Northwest Philadelphia: Five Places You Need to Know

Northwest Philadelphia: Five Places You Need to Know

The neighborhoods in Northwest Philadelphia are unique to the city. With signature cobblestone roads, rowhomes and Colonial-style architecture, this region represents historical Philadelphia’s journey to the present. Organizations and iconic sites in areas like Germantown have gone through journeys of their own – some flourishing, others not so much. 1. The Queen Lane Apartments The […]

 By Fatia Kasumu and Zachary Martin

Germantown: Future of Queen Lane Apartments Concerns Residents

Germantown: Future of Queen Lane Apartments Concerns Residents

A community meeting was held last night at Mount Moriah Baptist Church on 5333 W. Pulaski Ave with the Philadelphia Housing Authority  officials and Germantown residents to address concerns about the future of the Queen Lane Apartments. Residents came to get answers about the demolition of the apartments as well as limited parking, property safety […]

 By Fatia Kasumu and Zach Martin

Germantown: West Winona Street Fights Crime and Pollution

Germantown: West Winona Street Fights Crime and Pollution

At first glance, the rowhomes of the 400 block of West Winona Street resemble many other tree-lined streets in Germantown. But the block’s thoughtful and caring neighbors revealed a historically rich and tight-knit community. Some residents have lived on the block most of their lives while others have left Germantown, but were enticed back to […]